Posted on 11/13/2018 at 05:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Having eloquent and enthusiastic reviews is great for your self-confidence and, yes, for landing spots in certain book-recommendation newsletters. But...

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Posted on 11/13/2018 at 01:16 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Amazon has posted an acknowledgment of the disappearing Kindle Direct Publishing books issue: We're experiencing an issue that has made...

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Posted on 11/13/2018 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Joanna Penn is back from another writing conference and full of reflections to share with you. She distilled them into...

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Posted on 11/12/2018 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sorry to be the bearer of more bad news, but hackers are evidently targeting author CreateSpace accounts. The Digital Reader’s...

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Posted on 11/12/2018 at 10:27 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

David Gaughran has more bad news to add to our original post about ebooks disappearing from Amazon: Most Kindle Direct...

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Posted on 11/11/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

This post isn’t exactly a tip for authors, but we thought it might be a nice balm for anyone who’s...

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Posted on 11/10/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Stuart Bache went on Joanna Penn’s podcast recently to do what was essentially Cover Design 201. Bache worked as a...

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Posted on 11/09/2018 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you haven’t moved yet from CreateSpace to Kindle Direct Publishing, you should consider checking out Melinda Clayton’s post to...

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Posted on 11/09/2018 at 09:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Jules Horne is a lifelong reader and established fiction author, but trying her hand at screenwriting and playwriting was a...

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Posted on 11/08/2018 at 01:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sandra Beckwith began publishing in the era of word-of-mouth reviews. The way readers recommend books to each other has clearly...

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